Dog snarls when disciplined doctors

View the discussion thread. Crazy Husky Loves Somersaulting! Do not put your dog down, find it a home with no young kids and maybe no small animals. So, he has to go. So here I am contemplating putting down, this is my friend that walks in the woods with me, who swims next to my canoe, who has enjoyed life with me and I know he loves me BUT something is wrong with him. My husband and I are still sad, for him it's guilt, for me it's the silence, but we both agree that our home is more peaceful and now that we're a couple days separated it's easier to see the way we worked our lives around Roscoe...

Dr. Jen's Dog Blog

It's important to know what situation caused your dog's response. I know we've made the right decision, but doesn't make it any easier whatsoever.

If your dog is communicating to you that he is uncomfortable by growling, for example, it behooves you to help him to feel better about that thing so that he has less to growl about. Last year, when my husband opened the door to speak with someone, the dog pushed out and bit the man on the leg. The next day I was with him in the room watching tv, he was on his bed, suddenly he stood up, started to growl and came straight at me trying to bite again and again for at least 10 minutes I was keeping track of those "moments" on the calendar and it was definitely getting longer and more intense.

Moving forward, we are not allowing her to get into any of our faces — even for kisses.

Was It Just a Little Bite or More? Evaluating Bite Levels in Dogs

In the back of my mind there is a part of me that is holding on that we can still fix our 4 year old Golden Retriever, "Reggie". He is a little nervous at times and will pee a little when he gets nervous. I also wanted to share an experience of a friend's dog I was familiar with lunging at my face. I posted to a local pet advocate and my post was shared over 600 times. As he was pulling her out, she bite him four separate times in attack mode. To begin with, we made several immediate changes in his daily routine to help avoid problems.

Well she was about 11 or 12 when we got her, and that was three years ago.

Protecting children from dog bites

We since added a baby to our family who is now a very lovable huggable 2 year old. Weirdest 911 Call Ever February 26, 2019. Also, please note that because of volume, we are unable to respond to individual comments, although we do watch them in order to learn what issues and questions are most common so that we can produce content that fulfills your needs.

You should definitely tell your son and everyone! I was stunned, but I knew what to do.